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Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning

07: Palliative Care: Bill: Part 1

Meet Bill

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This picture introduces Bill, 3 months before his hospital admission.

Bill is a 74 year old retired teacher. He is a widow and lives alone in a one bedroom flat which has two flights of external stairs.

Bill was admitted to hospital with increasing breathlessness associated with worsening heart failure.

He was discharged after a three week stay in the medical unit.

His past medical history includes: Heart Failure (HF), Atrial Fibrillation(AF), Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Bill's discharge letter

Module name: Palliative Care

Map name: 07: Palliative Care: Bill: Part 1

Map ID: 1578

Node ID: 41577